Family & Friends of Daniel McGowan | Daniel McGowan needs letters of support written to his sentencing judge. Info below.
Adalah-NY | Israeli Apartheid Week will be a weeklong series of events held concurrently in different cities around the world to contribute to a growing public discussion of Israel as an apartheid state and to gather support for the international boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign called for by more than 170 Palestinian civil society organizations in July, 2005.
Movement for Justice in El Barrio | Movement for Justice in El Barrio is a grassroots organization of Mexican immigrants fighting against gentrification in El Barrio and is part of the The Other Campaign. In November, a delegation from Movement for Justice in El Barrio screened a video message from Mexican immigrants in NYC to the Zapatistas for Subcomandant Marcos. He responded in this interview with a message for Mexican immigrants and the Other Campaign in New York! more... 0 Comments
columbiawatch | A coalition of anti-war students at Columbia University and Barnard College issued the following call for an anti-war student strike at Uptown Manhattan's Columbia University on Thursday, February 15, 2007. more... 22 Comments
Mike Ferner, CounterPunch | From Alaska to Washington, D.C. yesterday, peace activists escalated their tactics and occupied Congressional offices, demanding elected officials vote against George Bush,s request of $93,000,000,000 to extend the war. more... 3 Comments
I-Witness Video | "After 26 years on the police force, two-star NYPD Chief Bruce Smolka is retiring and leaving for a security job at Revlon. The timing of his departure is both striking and curious."
African People's Solidarity Committee | The “All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds” demonstration and press conference called by the African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) in New York City Monday was a great success. APSC is a white solidarity organization working under the leadership of the African People’s Socialist Party, which leads the Uhuru Movement. more... 1 Comments
T^M^ | At 5:00 AM Monday December 18, 2006 IWW members from Top City Produce, along with a delegation of IWW members marched on Top City Produce to demand justice. Workers at Top City refused to go to work until the boss agreed to obey the law and start paying minimum wage and overtime. That afternoon workers at top city went back to work after the boss agreed to start paying the legal wage and open dialogue to discuss owed back wages.
pirate | CALL FOR EMERGENCY ACTIONS at CANADIAN EMBASSIES
Diane Krauthamer | On Saturday afternoon, Feb. 3, Reverend Billy was arrested as he theatrically exorcised the cash register at Astor Place Starbucks. He was joined by the Church of Stop Shopping, along with supporters. more... 6 Comments
Mary Nolan/Brooklyn Parents for Peace | Peace advocates repeatedly emphasized the need to use the "power of the purse" to rein in a Chief Executive, who seemed increasingly reckless. A particular concern was the mounting tension with Iran. Would the two Senators support the Byrd amendment, requiring President Bush to seek Congressional authorization before attacking that country? The staff members would make no commitment. Brooklyn Parents for Peace|| The Occupation Project || Voices for Creative Nonviolence more... 1 Comments
Atlantic Yards Report | From Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn (DDDB.NET)
Christina Z | Hundreds of people gathered at Riverside Church for film screening contrasting and commemorating the lives and tragic deaths of Amadou Diallo and Jesse Thyne, an American Peace Corps volunteer living with the Diallo family in Guinea, West Africa. more... 1 Comments
IPCC | Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases summary of new report on climate change.
Mitchel Cohen | Al Gore's film lays out the case against global warming. But what solutions does Gore offer? After all, he was in the seat of power in the U.S. for eight years. more... 3 Comments
DMI Blog |
The Community Service Society recently published a report on The Concerns of the Working Poor that shows New Yorkers biggest concern is the lack of affordable housing. This is an issue that Mayor Bloomberg could certainly do something about. While he has laid out an ambitious plan to build affordable housing, the Mayor has failed to even approach the amount of affordable housing needed by New Yorkers.more... 0 Comments
SOA Watch | New York residents Alice Gerard and Julienne Oldfield of Grand Island and Syracuse, respectively, were sentenced to federal prison today by the Columbus, Georgia federal court. more... 0 Comments
OnNYTurf | DDDB.net has a nice new map showing just how much property Bruce Ratner and the State of New York need to take from people to build the Atlantic Yards project more... 0 Comments
hey all | It's been a while since I saw a discussion here about the quality of coverage and the typcially nasty comments that plague this open-publishing. We need Indymedia for what it can do at its best (Think F15, The Indypendent, the RNC). But for too long, the wire has been dominated by cranks despite the best efforts of the site's administrators. So what is to be done with Indymedia? How can NYC Indymedia improve this situation. more... 51 Comments
Thomas Riggins | Scientists studying the causes of homosexuality in sheep have been been criticized by some activists for having an anti-gay agenda. Is this criticism justified? more... 0 CommentsPage 70 | Page 68
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